In 1941, the Chatains took a trip to the Bahamas, where they were wowed by the scale of the banana leaves. Fresh back from their vacation, they commissioned a close friend, artist Albert Stockdale, who lived down the street from them in Pasadena, to render a take on the banana leaf for their wallpaper company CW Stockwell. Then, in 1942, the designer/dancer Don Loper swathed the walls of the Beverly Hills Hotel in a large-scale tropical palm print, and the design world would never been the same.
To see it in a super cool domestic situation check out our feature on Colman Domingo’s wonderful mid century ranch style in Southern California. Fabulous!
This is a traditional wallpaper and NOT A PEEL AND STICK.
This item will need to be pasted. (You can purchase at almost any paint store)
This wallpaper should be installed on a SMOOTH SURFACE.
This Item is hand-screened and made to order. Due to high demand of this product, there are longer lead times.
– Packaged and sold by the 10 yd double roll
– Roll Dimensions: 27″ wide x 30 feet long
– Pattern: 42″ V repeat
– ALL SALES ARE FINAL
– Please contact us if you need help figuring out how much wallpaper you need.
– Free Shipping, 6-8 week delivery timeline